Dedicated Management Professional eager to contribute extensive financial, purchasing and leadership expertise toward supporting a dynamic company in optimizing bottom-line performance.
Seasoned background in broad-scope business operations spanning procurement, supplier relations, logistics, contract management, budgeting, and inventory management.
Adept at sourcing, selecting, and managing suppliers, enforcing quality and regulatory compliance, and fostering long-term relationships built on trust, dependability, and responsiveness.
Excellent talents in cost analysis and control, personnel leadership, team-building, project management, and driving measurable process improvements.
Apply significant business savvy to precisely define goals, uncover challenges, propose modifications, and swiftly drive solution implementation.
Reputation for integrity, resourcefulness, critical thinking abilities and technical strengths.
CCE Inc., Annapolis, MD, 2006 to 2010
Program Administration Director
Spearheaded procurement operations for Technical Services Division inclusive of allocating indirect services and commodities for capital expenses and information technology.
Ensured and enforced quality of materials and services, competitive pricing, and adherence to company procurement policies and procedures.
Reliably monitored and facilitated compliance with corporate and government export requirements.
Devised and implemented procurement management strategies to decrease costs and enhance value.
Collaboratively developed and leveraged subcontracting and procurement strategies to mitigate risks and optimize project outcome.
Modified procurement techniques and strategies according to changing market conditions and provided input during proposal sourcing activities, including analysis and negotiations.
CCE Inc., Miami, FL, 2004 to 2005
Sr. Procurement Manager, Technical SVC
Directed full-scope purchasing operations for required materials, equipment, and services and maintained cooperative and productive vendor/supplier relationships.
Decisively established contractual strategy for project acquisitions and played an integral role in major contract negotiations.
Created procurement policies and procedures in alignment with specific needs of company service levels.
Defined guidelines for staff regarding setting procurement lead-times.
Expertly negotiated terms of purchase including pricing, order quantities, and payment terms.
Efficiently placed merchandise reorders to promote inventory turn, meet service level objectives, and minimize backorders.
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WATSCO, Miami, FL, 2000 to 2004
Purchasing & Planning Director
Conducted annual needs assessment with all executives to determine anticipated capital purchases.
Increased cost containment by publishing quarterly materials management newsletter for administrators and their supply manager.
Analyzed capital equipment options for company with close consideration of vendor performance, cost, service and reputation.
Provided critical liquidation valuation of equipment in support of company acquisitions.
Actively assisted project managers in space/facility planning for new start-up projects.
Conducted in-depth analysis of new vs. refurbished equipment and coordinated purchases with a sharp eye on budget adherence.
Obtained pricing information on all Groups Pricing Organization (GPO) in market and provided recommendations to company regarding GPO contracts.
United States Coast Guard, 7th District Office, Miami, FL, 1996 to 2000
U.S. Coast Guard Contracting Officer
Applied dynamic leadership and organizational skills toward administering and supervising simplified acquisition procedures encompassing workload management and interpretation of complex purchasing and financial issues.
Provided technical guidance and expertise to purchasing agents, sub-contracting agent and senior command staff.
Administered Government-wide Purchase Card Program and coordinated all purchasing and contracting activities and guidelines for district.
Proficiently managed pre- and post-award elements of contracts exceeding $500K.
Employed strong analytical capabilities toward effectively negotiating high-value acquisition contracts.
Mentored, motivated and supervised high-performing procurement and financial personnel.
Prior role: U.S. Coast Guard Supply Officer, USCG Headquarters, Washington, D.C., 1994 to 1996
MBA, Finance, St. Thomas University
B.A., Business Administration, Oklahoma University
FAC-C (Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting) Level I, II and III C Certified in I and II
Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM)
Registered Business Analyst (RBA)
AAFM Board Certified Financial Analyst
JD Edwards; Oracle 11i; Deltek; Microsoft Office Suite
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